Is cardiac catheterisation necessary before valvular surgery?


The results of 269 patients who had undergone valvular operations during and 18-month period (January 1, 1980, to June 30, 1981) were analysed. One hundred and seventy-four patients referred for surgery had undergone routine cardiac catheterisation elsewhere, and these, together with four electively catheterised patients, constituted a group representing… (More)


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@article{Wong1982IsCC, title={Is cardiac catheterisation necessary before valvular surgery?}, author={Peggy Wong and J. S. Chow and W. William Chen and R. Y. Wang and K. L. Cheung and J. W. Lee and Pinki Nandi and C. K. Mok}, journal={The Medical journal of Australia}, year={1982}, volume={2 8}, pages={363-6} }